The Consular Section Celebrates International Education Week

The consular section of the U.S. Embassy hosted directors and coordinators from Spanish and U.S. university programs in the Madrid area to celebrate International Education Week. Spain is the third most popular destination in the world for study abroad participants from the United States, with more than 32,000 students per year choosing to study in ...
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Town Hall Meeting in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Consul General from the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Liza Petrush, and the Consular Agent in the Canary Islands, Ana Maria Quintana, hosted a Town Hall Meeting in Santa Cruz de Tenerife where a group of US Citizens gathered to get the latest updates and information for American Citizens living or vacationing in Spain.  All ...
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American Citizen Services Connects with U.S. Citizens in Mallorca

The Consul General and the Consular Agent from the Balearic Islands hosted a town hall for U.S. citizens in Palma de Mallorca on June 5. Numerous U.S. citizens resident on the island attended the event, and enjoyed an evening of conversation with the Consul General, the Consular Agent, and consular staff. We talked about how ...
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Embassy Connects with U.S. Citizens at Town Hall

On May 29 the Deputy Chief of Mission and the Consul General met with U.S. citizens in Madrid for a Town Hall meeting. The audience members hailed from many different parts of the United States and included students, long-time residents, tourists, young professionals, and even a uniformed boy scout. A wide range of issues were ...
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American Citizen Services Connects with U.S. Citizens in the Madrid Area

On April 4 the Consul General spoke to a group of U.S. citizens and friends associated with the American Club of Madrid. The event was held at the Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU. Pictured are the President of the American Club, representatives from the International Relations Department of San Pablo CEU, the Consul General, and ...
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The Consul General Liza Petrush Hosts a Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in Mijas

The Consul General, Liza Petrush, along with staff from the Consular Agency in Malaga and the Consular Section in Madrid, hosted a town hall for U.S. citizens in Mijas, Malaga on March 21.  American Costa del Sol residents asked questions about passport renewals, pensions, voting overseas, and other issues. Pictured are Roberta Aaron, Consular Agent ...
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The Consul General Connected with Members of the American Women’s Club of Madrid

On February 15, 2019, the Consul General joined members of the American Women’s Club of Madrid at their clubhouse for an open session of questions and answers. She shared anecdotes about work in the Embassy and responded to a wide array of questions. Among the club members, pictured here with the Consul General was the ...
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The Consul General Speaks at Carlos III University’s Welcome Event

The Consul General recently spoke at Carlos III University’s Welcome Event for a group of 400 U.S. citizens. The students, from a wide variety of universities from across the U.S., had just arrived and will be spending one semester studying abroad. She spoke about services provided by American Citizen Services, and encouraged them to enroll ...
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Consul General Liza Petrush Joins the Seville-based Consular Corps

On Nov. 14, Consul General Liza Petrush and Consular Agent Raynold Von Samson-Himmelstjerna joined the Seville-based consular corps for a discussion of shared interests with Alfonso Rodríguez Gómez de Celis, Delegado del Gobierno in Andalucía, and Carlos Toscano Sánchez, Subdelegado del Gobierno, at Taberna del Alabadero in Sevilla.
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Consul General’s Visit to Canary Islands Highlights US-Spain Cooperation

Earlier this month, Consul General Liza Petrush conducted her annual visit to Consular Agency Las Palmas, Canary Islands. On October 11, she and Consular Agent Ana Maria Quintana conducted a visit to the Red Cross Emergencies Coordination Center hosted by Red Cross Vice President Jesus Mojota. Later that day, Consul General Liza Petrush and Consular ...
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